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Jon Hoek - Sow Bridge/Pork Bridge Session: Importance of Educating Others about Pork Production


Sow Bridge/Pork Bridge Session: Importance of Educating Others about Pork Production - Jon Hoek, Belstra Milling Company, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Dr. Anna Johnson Butters - Pain Management


Pain Management - Dr. Monique Pairis-Garcia, Iowa State University, Dr. Anna Johnson Butters, Iowa State University, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

PEDv Research Directions

PEDV Research UpdateLooking For Clues Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDv) was an important topic during the 2014 World Pork Expo's Pork Academy. Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, provided a timely update on the PEDv research to date and outlines on future projects. Dr. Becton also outlined the history of the research and lessons learned on understanding PEDv [YouTube][audio][slides].

Dr. Lisa Becton - PEDV Research Update


PEDV - Research Update - Dr. Lisa Becton, National Pork Board, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Harry Snelson - PEDV - Lessons Learned


PEDV – Lessons Learned - Dr. Harry Snelson, AASV, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

Dr. Liz Wagstrom - PEDV - Next Steps


PEDV – Next Steps - Dr. Liz Wagstrom, National Pork Producers Council, from the 2014 World Pork Expo, June 4 - 6, 2014, Des Moines, IA, USA.

SwineCast 0824, WPX - Ag Secretary Vilsack Discusses Mandatory PEDv Reporting and Research Funding

SwineCast 0824 Show Notes:
  • Standing Room Only crowd for U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack's comments at World Pork Expo.  Listen here... it's like you were there!

SwineCast 0822, Pork Academy Preview For World Pork Expo

SwineCast 0822 Show Notes:

  • Pork Academy dishes up the latest in information and production research at World Pork Expo each year.  National Pork Board's Cindy Cunningham shares the agenda.
  • Pork Academy program

What You Say, What They Hear?

USFRA Antibiotics Messaging and Antibiotics Working GroupWhat Is The Right Antibiotics Message? Linda Eatherton, Partner/Director, Global, Food & Nutrition Practice, Ketchum, presents how the U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) has developed their antibiotics messaging and antibiotics working group. Ms. Eatherton shares several videos highlighting what consumers see to day from other companies and organizations. Ms. Eatherton's take away: Continuous myth busting is required, USFRA expert panels will continue to provide "Ah-ha" moments, and the conversations must focus on the food consumers.

PEDv, Staying Prepared For The Next One

PEDV - Lessons Learned in Preparation for the Next Event What Can We Learn? Paul Sundberg, DVM, PhD, Vice President, National Pork Board, suggests that there have been lessons learned but there are most likely more to learn. Porcine epidemic diarrhea virus in the US continues to be the focus of the pork industry and there are still operations getting infected. Dr. Sundberg shares key points: sharing data and analysis is key; producers are accepting that data sharing is part of the solution; and you can't be comfortable or complacent.
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